A tiger described as the “soul” of a North Texas animal sanctuary has become the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus.
A female cougar named Crimson, 20, passed away this week at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.
In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center has lost another one of its tigers to canine distemper.
Supporters of the big cat sanctuary in Wylie are finding unusual ways to raise funds for it after a wave of viral infections killed three tigers and a lioness there and sickened some twenty other animals.
A fourth big cat has died at an animal sanctuary in Wylie where officials are trying to stop the spread of canine distemper.
An outbreak of a deadly disease has struck a North Texas exotic animal sanctuary.